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Behind the Scenes Interviews
Interview: Reviving Rameau’s ‘Le Temple de la Gloire’
Nic McGegan and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (PBO) have accomplished a plethora of amazing experiences together.  McGegan, who has been the music director of the orchestra, since 1985, has made numerous recordings with the organization, particularly of early works including Handel’s “Messiah,” “Dido and Aeneas,” and the concertos of Corelli, among many others.  But McGegan and his orchestra may have topped all those other notable efforts with its upcoming release of…
In Review Stage Reviews
New York City Opera 2017-18 Review – Il Pigmalione and Pigmalion: An Unusual & Exciting Double-Bill
One thing I can say, with assurance, about the newly revived New York City Opera’s programming is…that it is anything but the expected. Productions such as the recent “Delores Claiborne” and “Cruzar la Cara de la Luna,” all reviewed by me for Operawire, could not have been more different. But they all share an excitement and vision that is breathing new, creative life into an art form that many believe is struggling…